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The Anatomy of Corporate LawA Comparative and Functional Approach

The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, Klaus Hopt, Hideki Kanda, Mariana Pargendler, Wolf-Georg Ringe, and Edward Rock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides a theoretical framework for the understanding of corporate (or company) law from both a functional and a comparative perspective and illustrates how corporate laws in core ... More

Arguments about AbortionPersonhood, Morality, and Law

Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Kate Greasley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Does the morality of abortion depend on the moral status of the human fetus? Must the law of abortion give an answer to the question about exactly when personhood begins? Can a law which permits late ... More

Atrocity Speech LawFoundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Gregory S. Gordon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190612689
eISBN:
9780190612719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190612689.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Hate speech is widely considered a precondition for mass atrocity. Since World War II a large body of case law has interpreted the key offenses criminalizing such discourse: (1) incitement to ... More

Balanced ConstitutionalismCourts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Balanced Constitutionalism: Courts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470587
eISBN:
9780199088867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Human Rights Act (HRA) of the UK, enacted in 1998, provoked particular interest amongst scholars. Unlike systems of parliamentary sovereignty and judicial supremacy, it promised a new, ‘balanced’ ... More

The Chinese MafiaOrganized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Peng Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

China’s economic reforms have been accompanied by a surge of social problems such as ineffective legal institutions, booming black markets, and rampant corruption. These problems have led to the rise ... More

Constitutional and Political TheorySelected Writings

Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The book is a first representative edition in English of Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde’s writings on constitutional, legal, and political theory. As a German legal scholar and former judge on Germany’s ... More

Create, Copy, DisruptIndia's Intellectual Property Dilemmas

Create, Copy, Disrupt: India's Intellectual Property Dilemmas

Prashant Reddy T. and Sumathi Chandrashekaran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470662
eISBN:
9780199088850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470662.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In 1947, a newly independent India was saddled with a host of intellectual property (IP) laws left behind by the British. In the following decades, India broke away from colonial IP legacies, while ... More

Criminal Justice and Taxation

Criminal Justice and Taxation

Peter Alldridge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198755838
eISBN:
9780191816963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755838.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Law of Obligations

The book considers the development of tax evasion offences and the relationship between them and the pertinent evidential rules, prosecution structures, and decision-making processes. It gives a ... More

The Culture of International Arbitration

The Culture of International Arbitration

Won L. Kidane

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199973927
eISBN:
9780199361922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973927.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Although international arbitration has emerged as a credible means of resolution of transnational disputes involving parties from diverse cultures, the effects of culture on the accuracy, efficiency, ... More

Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution

Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution

Alison L Young

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198783749
eISBN:
9780191826450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Constitutions divide into those which empower courts to strike down legislation which contravenes human rights and those which do not. The Human Rights Act 1998 is regarded as an example of a ... More

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